Episode 18: Pondering Huey Lewis
Go back to the future with Jim & Patrick & Bud (Bud Verge Week continues) as they discuss ’80s music in general and Huey Lewis and the News specifically.
Episode 17: Jim and Patrick’s favorite songs of 2016
You’ve heard a lot of smart people pick their favorite songs of 2016. Now hear from Jim & Patrick. Hint for song 1: There’s a Replacements connection. Hint for song 2: No one plays the saw on this track (at least we don’t think so).
Episode 16: Bud Verge’s favorite song of 2016
It’s Bud Verge Week! Our friend Bud joins the pod to talk about his favorite song of 2016. And it is a jam!
Episode 15: Talkin’ ‘dad rock’ with the brother-in-law
Mike Peters (not the singer from the Alarm) picked up a mic when Jim recently hung out with family in Florida. And the two of them discussed old music, new music (Julien Baker and Ben Howard) and family.
Episode 14: Talkin’ hip-hop with the nephew
Jim went to Florida over the holidays, took along the recording equipment and talked music with 16-year-old nephew Brennan Peters. It’s chill.
Episode 13: Bish’s favorite song of 2016
The Bish should be a man who needs no introduction, yet sadly he does. Dave Bishop is his full name, a longtime friend of Patrick’s is he, and here the man talks about his favorite song of 2016 (plus even more songs because he’s The Bish and talking is kind of his thing).
Episode 12: It all started in the kitchen
We visit Patrick’s Workshop, where he explains the art of kitchen cabinetry and Jim puts on a record that’s just right. Also out first mention of Juliana Hatfield. Just sayin.
Episode 11: Rich Cohen’s favorite song of 2016
Journalist and author Rich Cohen joins the pod via Skype to discuss his favorite song of 2016, plus talk some more about the Rolling Stones, natch.
Episode 10: Georgia’s favorite song of 2016
We talk about country, with a music fan in another country. Friend of the podcast Georgia Makitalo picks her favorite song of last year and also talks about growing up in musical hotbed Minneapolis.
Episode 9: Best of the best of lists, part 3
The trilogy concludes with two more musical discoveries from year-end best-of lists.